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Mar 2, 2013 6:30am PST
by a professor geoffrey hazard, a distinguished professor of law at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2013 12:50pm EST
's going to have an impact on law enforcement. we're going to be looking at f.b.i. agents, d.e.a. agents, a.t.f. agents who are going to be furloughed and federal prosecutors who are not going to be working with you all on task forces and bringing cases. there are a whole variety of things that are going to happen as a result of sequestration. and that's why i called on in my prepared remarks for congress to resolve this as quickly as possible. >> america's day begins in guam and our questions will attendant with attorney general capadas. >> and we have been talking about your visit to the war museum there and still remember how long you stayed there and appreciated your visit. and spending some money, i think. >> not to have a commercial. but if you are in guam or in the south pacific, it is something to see this world war ii museum. it is something that is -- it's technologically done but extremely moving and informative place. it's really something to see. >> and kind after follow-on to maine's questions, the volcker grants, and i think how the department of justice allocates these cuts,
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
presidents, because if they do, they will have committed an act of murder. noncombatants under the law of war are protected, not subject to being killed randomly. so to suggest that the president won't answer that question somehow legitimizes that the drone program is going to result in being used against anybody in this room having a cup of coffee, to me, cheapens the debate and is something not worthy of -- mr. mccain: could i ask my colleague a question, especially on that subject? a lot of our friends, particularly senator paul and others, pride themselves on their strict adherence to the constitution and the decisions of the supreme court. isn't it true that as a result of an attack on long island during world war ii that an american citizen, among others, was captured and hung on american soil? and the united states supreme court upheld that execution because that individual was an enemy combatant? is that established without a doubt? the fact that these are enemy combatants, and no matter where they are, they are subject to the -- to the form of justice as the terrorist in world war ii
CNN
Mar 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
gun trade. >> what about stronger gun laws? >> they won't help. >> they won't help? >> no. >> why? >> because criminals don't care about gun laws. >> so the book of ayles of fox new chief calls the president lazy, the vice president, quote, as dumb as an ashtray, and newt gingrich a word i cent repeat. >> and the king in his court. from muhammad ali to mike tyson to hugo chavez, don king joins me to talk about his surprising connections. this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. you're looking live at the senate floor where an extraordinary filibuster has been going now for nine hours. also much more, including our exclusive investigation of gun trafficking and my sit-down with don king, perhaps the least man you would expect to have a personal connection to hugo chavez. we begin with breaking news on that deadly lion attack in florida. a female intern was killed in a lion's cage at the project survival cat haven. the lion was shot and killed. he had been raised at the sanctuary from the age of 8 w k weeks. there's no word yet on what may have led to the attack. >> our tho
FOX News
Mar 5, 2013 1:00am PST
have very strong laws, stronger than jessica's laws. >> you actually don't have strong laws a guy molested 10 kids at a day care center and only got two years in prison. >> you are lucky o'reilly wasn't here today, sir. [thunder] >> bill: state of colorado won't even vote on jessica's law. one man is preventing the vote. jesse watters caught up with speaker of the house, mark ferdino. >> you have been pushing gay legislation, pot legalization, you are not protecting the kids from sexual predators and passing jesse's law. why is that? >> bill: a factor investigation. colorado's shame. >> this is america we are talking about at a critical time. fiddling. >> bill: mitt romney upset about the ongoing budget chaos in america. the question is can anything be done about it? talking points will address the issue. >> human being, is there anybody there willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> bill: in california, a nurse would let an elderly woman die rather than put job at risk. what does that say about america? juan and mary katharine on that. entern, you wh
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am EST
for the moment on gun violence prevention. as a law enforcement professional, not just as attorney general, but one who has been a judge and prosecutor, this whole idea of better enforcement of existing laws is one we both agree ought to be the goal, and it always is for any prosecutor. and yet enforcement of some of these laws is impeded by gaps in those laws, such as the absence of akron checks on firearms, which now in able about 40% of all firearm purchases to go without any check whatsoever. you would agree with that, wouldn't you? >> yet. there are loopholes. has become to describe them, that make the enforcement of existing laws extremely difficult and render those existing laws not nearly as effective as they might otherwise be. >> and those laws now prohibit purchases of firearms by categories of people, convicted felons, fugitives, drug addicts and abusers, and domestic violence abusers. purchases on firearms and ammunition, both firearms and ammunition. right now there's no background check as to purchases of ammunition, none whatsoever. and as a matter of common sense as well a
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 2:00am PST
't. though we may not know in any particular case whether a person is an automoton, usually you can. the law has a bright line. it says if you engage in a wongful action, there is a defense called the insanity defense which never works as most of us know because we don't recognize it. should we recognize it, that's an interesting question. should we have a more robust concept of diminished responsibility in light of the understanding that some people have less control over their preferences and desires or should we have better sentencing schemes or get rid of incarceration and come up with different models of trying to deal with punishment once we understand people have wrong selections. i think those are all interesting questions, but is there free will? well, the fact that almost everybody in the audience raised either their right or left hand contemplated it and were quickly able to act and respond. that to me says, yes, there is. now what do we want to do about it? now that we understand that those of us in the audience or up here that like chocolate cake may not have control over it, ho
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
on the floor. for decades, u.s. courts have allowed law enforcement to conduct aerial surveillance without a warrant. this is that sort of open spaces doctrine. i'm not saying it makes it right but the government has been doing it for decades. some of the courts have apparently ruled that what a person does in the open, even behind a back yard fence, can be seen from a passing airplane and is not protected by privacy laws. you know, i don't think i agree with that. if you're swimming in your pool in your back yard, if you're in your hot tub in your back yard, just because we have the technology to be able to see you in your hot tub, does that really mean they have a right to look at what you are doing in your back yard, so i don't really accept that. i think it has been abused and something that really we should be fighting against the surveillance state. advocates say predators are simply more effective than other planes. flying out of earshot and out of sight, a predator bee can watch a target for 20 hours nonstop, far longer than any police helicopter or manned aircraft. i would say the
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 9:00am EST
thoughtfully. you know, the degree to which there is movement away from the current law, probably more related to fear of destruction and it'll be almost anything else. and that maybe the in some cases and it may be bad in some cases. that's a really thoughtful conclusion, isn't it? [laughter] >> you covered the basics. >> completely covered. >> you know, much of the opening comments that mark, you put out there, sort of frame a picture of where we could be in the system. with real emphasis on wellness, taking fee-for-service element and deemphasizing it, maybe even eliminating it from the system. i think most of us think that's exactly where we like to go. but which when here and there, i think there's a concern about what that looks like as it launches. and so maybe you can talk a little bit about some of the other things that might help us because you that such great experiences with medicare d. this is a much bigger scale obviously. any other thoughts you have about how we get from here to the vision of what it looks like i've years out? >> it's going to be a lot of -- i think the corollar
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
at the end of the last congress. how to make a law. just read the look. and i recognize that you would hardly recognize that civics lesson if you see what's happening on the floor here today and over the last period of time. but i have enormous, enormous respect for the chairman of the appropriations committee. we sat on that committee together for a number of years. i appreciate that he wanted to bring a bill to the floor that honors the budget control act. i disagree with the tactic of putting a reinforcement of the sequester into the law. it exists. we have to do the sequester unless we can head it off. unless the safety of our troops and their training, our national security, the education of our children, the safety of our neighbors, unless that takes precedence over protecting tax breaks for corporate jets, businesses that send jobs overseas, the list goes on and i mentioned it now more than one time. so i urge my colleagues to think carefully about this vote. this isn't a vote to shut down government or not. that vote will come another time. the senate isn't going to accept this bill.
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the problem, but because they did not have a good enforcement mechanism and because the laws on book wrs not enforced, we have a much greater problem today. e-verify is not the entire solution, but it is a critical part of the enforcement solution making it easier for employers to be abigail to know whether those presenting credentials to them for a job are indeed the person they say they are with the authorization they claim to have, and it does so electronically, which i think we'll see a demonstration of here today. let's get on with the opportunity to do that, and i'll put the rest of the statement in the record. thank you. >> i thank the chairman. i'll introduce you, have the demonstration, and recognize you for opening statements. i'll apologize for pronunciations that are a function of my inability to do things phonetically well. ms soraya correa. perfect it's not, but maybe close. associate director for the u.s. st'sship and immigration services, enterprise service director, and responsible for delivering immigration status and information in support of the uscis mission and over
Current
Mar 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 1:00am EST
of lawfulness of the illegal operation directed against a u.s. citizen, a senior operational leader of al qaeda. or an associated force. this is committee confidential but it is not classified. the fact of the matter is it is a 16 page, very hostile and -- very thoughtful and very impressive opinion, and yet, it cannot go into the public domain. i cannot ask you about some of the factors of this opinion even here and i think that's a mistake. i think the world we are now living in is so different and precise that the legal underpinnings for action really are important. secondly, it is one thing for a president to ask for a legal opinion prior to something that is ongoing. maybe even on going. it seems to me that after words, -- after words, -- afterwards, we should have the opportunity to assess the legality of that and if necessary, be able to clarify law, change a law, do whatever a constitutional legislative body does. i would just ask you to take a look at this. we have now -- i just got a note. it has been release now because it was leaked first. so -- [chuckles] >> that is one way of get
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
that through. the president a year ago lined up -- signed a law that says that you can be detained indefinitely, that you can be sent from america to guantanamo bay without a trial, and he wants us to be comforted, he wants us to remember and think good of him because he says i don't intend to do so. it's not enough. i mean, would you tolerate a republican who stood up and said well, i like the first amendment, i'm quite fond of the first amendment, and i don't intend to break the first amendment but i might. would conservatives tolerate someone who said i like the second amendment? i think it's important and i am for gun ownership and i don't intend to violate the second amendment, but i might. would we tolerate that he doesn't intend to do so as a standard? we have to think about the standards being used overseas. the president finally admitted they interviewed him at google not too long ago, they interviewed him and asked him can you kill americans at home and he was evasive and he said but if there are rules, he said the rules would be different outside than inside. well, i certainly hope s
SFGTV2
Mar 2, 2013 7:30am PST
environmental law, which you could say, the same would be true of many other branches of law where the appellate system has become so sluggish, so slow, that often by the time a question finally gets resolved, in an appellate court, particularly the supreme court, the practical utility of the resolution is obsolete, because life has been moving along much faster underneath. is that another dimension of this problem? >> it is certainly a problem. again, quo tote -- to quote winston churchill, it is a terrible system. it is just better than any other one. i met with the brazilian supreme court. they have just met with the united states supreme court less than a month ago to deal with their issues. in brazil, every matter that comes before the supreme court of brazil, they had 80,000 cases last year, 80,000, obviously, no justice. you cannot have a system that wants to review 80,000 cases. i do think our appellate system could use some tweaking, but by and large, the florida -- i am not sure i agree with that -- almost certainly respected -- the florida supreme court's motto is, you'll appreciate t
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
's a comment on twitter. when boeing and others by law tried to notify employees of potential layoffs size year, obama astin not to do it. -- obama asked them not to do it. this notion of the warren act, can you talk about that? guest: the furloughs and that the federal government will not begin until the end of this month. you have to send a letter and the president signs it -- signed it last week saying that furloughs are coming. you've got to give advance notice. and in terms of contractors, you got to give advance notice as well, at least as i am under cla. the speaker pro tempore: of rule 0. any record vote on the postponed question will be taken later. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and concur in the senate amendment to the bill, h.r. 307. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 307. an act to re-authorize certain programs under the public health service act and the federal food, drug and cosmetic act with respect to public health security and all has -- all-h
Current
Mar 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
leahy said: cenk: now, understand that what he's saying is that the administration has secret law. in a democracy that should be abhorrent, unacceptable. lay he is saying you can't have secret law used to execute u.s. citizens and we can't even check in on that law. the question rand paul focused on was can you kill u.s. citizens on u.s. so i am without a trial and guess what? attorney general eric holder came in and said you know what, it seemed we were saying you could, but all of a sudden, not so much. he says: cenk: that was not an additional question, that was the core question. he put in a couple of qualifiers there to have wiggle room as an attorney, of course be so they probably can kill u.s. citizens on u.s. soil under different circumstances. rand paul when asking about it seem somewhat satisfied with the answer. >> are you satisfied? >> i'm quite happy with the answer. i'm disappointed it took a month and a half and root canal to get it. that's what i've been asking all along. cenk: let's bring in a couple of experts, andrew kirell and colonel morris davis was chief pro
CBS
Mar 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
f.d.a. oversight because, by law, they're allowed to make custom drugs just one patient at a time. but connolly says, over a few years, n.e.c.c. went national. he told us that quantities of drugs increased by a factor of 1,000. >> we became a manufacturer overnight. so we were basically trying to have the best of both worlds trying to manufacture without the oversight of a manufacturer. and there was-- we all got... >> pelley: a month before the first steroid death, connolly says he warned his supervisor. >> something's going to happen. something's going to get missed and we're going to get shut down. >> pelley: what did you mean by that? >> that we were going to hurt a patient. we were just thinking "hurt a patient." we weren't compounding anymore we were manufacturing. >> pelley: when you went to your supervisor and told him that, he said what? >> that's verbatim. he shrugged. that was his response for a lot of our questions or comments or concerns was a shrug. >> pelley: meaning? >> "just do it." either he didn't care or he was powerless to change it. >> pelley: as joe connolly
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
and furious, i was told by whistle blowers that there were gaps in federal laws concerning straw purchasers which should be addressed, and this is our opportunity to do it. mr. chairman, you have worked with me on your bill making many changes at my request. they have made the bill better and reduced the negative side effects of previous versions. i trust you think so as well because you have included the changes in the new bill. the new bill in your substitute amendment also included a revised bill by senators gillibrand and kirk on the subject of gun trafficking. those revisions also reflect changes that i asked senator gillibrand to make, and i think it would be worthwhile to outline all the changes that have been made to the bill since they were first introduced. i think they demonstrate good faith of the chairman and senator gillibrand. for instance, senator gillibrand's bill originally would have made it a federal crime to transfer two or more guns if that person knew that the result would be a violation of state or local law. that would have given states and localities a one-way ince
CNN
Mar 7, 2013 11:00am PST
on the issues. the u.s. government cannot randomly target citizens. what it can do under the laws of war is target enemy combatant anywhere at any time including on u.s. soil. >> they are wrong on this issue. the problem is if i call you an enemy combatant, how do we know if you are or aren't. that's me calling and accusing you of a crime should there be enough power by any politician, republican or democrat to say you are an enemy combatant and maybe a missile will drop on your house. i believe that is unjust and unconstitutional that if you are an american, people can't accuse you and call you a name. they are assuming that the person calling your name is on a mission and knows you are guilty of that. the way i see it is we have a lot of arab americans that live in deer born, michigan. the vast majority are good american people. say they have a cousin and e-mail them. say somebody thinks their cousin is a terrorist. for goodness sakes, would you drop bombs on people and say we are associated with terrorism and he's an enemy combatant. that's a lot different than someone with a grenade
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the children and education. we've made sure that our law enforcement is taken care of, but we've also made those difficult choices early on that washington could really learn from in budgeting. i congratulate congressman messer for bringing this particular bill. it's a good government bill. i know the other side of the aisle is talking about the sequester, and i find it ironic that "the washington times" today has a headline that says, 400 more jobs were created in spite of the sequester. so i don't believe that the sky is falling here. this legislation requires the president to do some simple math and include with his budget, should he choose to submit one, an estimate of the cost of the deficit per taxpayer. taxpayers just simply deserve to know how much they owe for washington's out-of-control spending. after all, every dime that the federal government borrows is saddled on this generation and the next generation and generations to follow. right now the cost of washington's $16 trillion of national debt totals more than $147,000 per taxpayer. in fact, approximately every minute, mr. spe
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
in his life. didn't have a father around, but did a great job in school, got into columbia, and later law. he decided to work helping people in his own community. a peaceful kind of guy. is he some bounder who doesn't take responsibility for his manhood? actually, just the opposite. one marriage, faithful husband, good kids. from all appearances, a really caring father. goes to games for the kids. so what is it the haters fear about this guy? what do they hate? that he is black? is that it? is it the gun issue? he didn't even push gun issues until newtown. the same of the gang of eight, right there in the middle. so what is it they hate in this guy? they should be flaweding him as a role model. this country is going to be a united country 100 years from now, this is just the guy you would want out there standing there as our role model. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. america is on the brink of something very dangerous. this is "the ed show." let's
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
, of all things. the law makes it easier to prosecute domestic violence crimes in federal court, provides funding for services, including battered women's shelters and hotlines. during today's ceremony, the president said, quote, all women have the right to live free from fear. >>> this ongoing debate over abortion is making news again tonight. the effort by some states to reduce access to abortion has just reached a new level with arkansas passing what is now the nation's toughest law, restricting access to abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. nbc's pete williams reports tonight on this latest strategy by abortion opponents. >> reporter: abortion rights groups say they're already preparing their legal challenge to the new arkansas law, now by far the strictest in the nation. >> this law is reflective of what the people in arkansas believe. and that's what we're here for. >> reporter: enacted over the veto of the state's democratic governor, mike beebe, it restricts access after 12 weeks of pregnancy when roughly 12% of the state's abortions are performed. the sponsor of the law says 12
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 8:30am EST
, the court said, cannot control as to whether the law is constitutional, but does control as to whether the antiinjunction statute applies. and this reminded me of louis carroll. [laughter] when i use a word, when i use a word like humpty dumpty, it means just what i choose it to mean, neither more, nor less. now, the magic of this dueling, call it taxonomy, means that because it is a penalty the court could go forward to consider its legality. because, but because it is a tax and not a penalty, it is a lawful exercise of the taxing power, not an unlawful exerlz of the power to regulate commerce. and a related irony is that five justices concluded that congress did not have the power under the commerce clause to regulate doing nothing. that is to say not buying health insurance. but five justices -- only chief justice in both camps -- held that congress does have the power to impose a tax for doing the very same nothing. not buying health insurance. so the constitutional law professor, president, who insisted that obamacare was constitutional was right all along. but he was right becaus
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
to a new report by the southern poverty law center, we know that anti-government patriot groups are now at an all-time high in this country. we need to pay attention to this, folks. the increase in threats on the president of the united states and other government targets is similar to the period of time before the oklahoma city bombing. researchers are out front, asking the american government to create an interagency task force to deal with the problem before it's too late. so let's just break down a few numbers here. in 2008, there were only 149 known militia groups in this country. last year this were 1,360, more than eight times as many. houston, we got a problem. and as you can see from the southern poverty law center's chart, the last time we saw this number of armed nationalist groups was in the clinton years. it was a similar spike back in 1995, just as we are seeing today. now the president of the southern poverty law center has written a letter to the department of homeland security and the justice department recommending two departments combine resources to protect against a
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
of the law. the question of pulling the bank's license is a question for the regulators. >> so you have no opinion on that. you sit in treasury and you try to enforce these laws and i've read all of your testimony. you tell me how vigorously you want to enforce these laws, but you have no opinion on when it is that a bank should be shut down for money laundering? not even an opinion? >> of course we have views on -- >> that's what i asked you for. your views? >> then she pressed another government witness for an answer. >> so what you're saying to me is you're responsible for these bank. and, again, i heard your testimony. you talked about the importance of vigorous investmented here. but you're telling me you have no view when it's appropriate to consider to raise the question whether or not these banks should have to close? >> i'll tell you exactly when it's appropriate. it's appropriate when there's a criminal conviction. >> so you have no view on it until after the justice department has done it? >> again, the justice makes that decision. we play our role in that. we have a constant
CNN
Mar 6, 2013 8:00am PST
on the controversial florida stand your ground law. instead zimmerman lawyers says he's going to straight with the focus of winning an aquitdal in a second degree murder trial. it's scheduled to start in june. >>> dow jones heading higher a day after the highest ever closing. we're about 14,284, climbing after some pretty encouraging news on the job market. this story not so encouraging, a deadly and untreatable super bug, it's the cdc using the term nightmare bacteria saying it's spreading through hospitals throughout the united states. we have complete details after this quick break. [ woman ] if you have the audacity to believe your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do. face time and think time make a difference. at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. the delightful discovery. the sweet realization that you have a moment all to yourself. well, almost. splenda® no calorie sweetener. splenda® makes the moment yours™. splenda® no calorie sweetene
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 12:00am PST
get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> tonight, breaking news. bin laden's son-in-law captured. the al qaeda operative behind bars in new york. >> is it adding insult to injury that he's here and not at guantanamo. >> also, animal instincts. >> i always feared it, always feared it would happen. >> could anything have saved dianna hanson, and should she have been in that cage in the first place? >> plus, the art ts formerly known as snoop dogg. >> what have you gone from dawg to lion? >> his name has changed but he's as outspoken as ever. on fame -- >> you have to know how to contain it and not abuse it. >> drugs. >> you don't hear people going out and doing crazy crimes on marijuana. >> guns. >> i could go and get a gun right now, just lierk that. it shouldn't be that easy. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. we'll begin with breaking news tonight. osama bin laden's son-in-law, the man they called al qaeda's mouth piece is scheduled to be arraigned at 10:00 in the morning right here in new york. he's charged with conspiracy to kill u.s. nationals. his c
FOX News
Mar 8, 2013 2:00am PST
with former first lady barbara bush. that is your 5@5:00. >>> in just a few hours from now the son-in-law of osama bin laden allegedly a top member of al qaeda will appear in a yonew york city courtroom on terror charges. there is outrage in washington someone so closely connected to the events of 9-11 is being treated like a common criminal. we more on this story. >>> attorney general eric holder is saying the rays of osama bin laden's son-in-law proves that no amount of distance or time will weaken our resolve to bring america's enemies to justice. the u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york says this man has been working against the united states for 13 years. and we now know the ingenls community tracked them through out the mid eels for years before picking him up in jordan. >> the history is somebody that has been active and engaged in al qaeda. as spent some time in iran the southern part of iran and planning during facilitation during al qaeda business. >> they hahe has been brought t united states for trial since he was an enemy combatant and someone from al qaeda's i
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
against the defense of marriage act which he signed into law in 1996. the legislation defines marriage as between a man and a woman. now clinton wants the supreme court to declare it unconstitutional. in an opinion piece to "the washington post," clinton questions if the act goes against the principles of freedom, equality and justice. he writes "as a president who signed the act into law, i have come to believe that the defense of marriage act is contrary to those principles and in fact incompatible with our constitution." >>> residents along the northeast still battling the latest blast of winter weather. you could see it in dan lothian's live shot lots of wind, from new york to new england, snow expected to turn to rain as temperatures rise before clearing out tomorrow. wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour also likely. meteorologist samantha mohr joins us now. parts of massachusetts and connecticut have had more than a foot of snow. any relief in sight? >> it will be a long day in boston, don. heavy snow is reported at this hour with the north winds close to 20 so it's blowing that
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2013 4:00am PST
nobody bought it or sold it. it is homemade, how is law enforcement in this country going to grapple with homemade high-powered weapons. what will they do when they print the 3-d fully automatic machine gun? the government agency that will have to deal with the challenges of this new technology when it happens is the atf. last month when president obama unveiled his proposed gun reforms at the white house, one thing he asked congress to do was confirm the nominee to run atf, a man named todd jones who has been acting as deputy director of the atf for five years. president obama asked congress to stop hindering law enforcement, and he called congress out for allowing anybody to be confirmed as director of the atf for six years now. this week we got news that even that part of what president obama confirmed on guns, even just asking the director of the law enforcement agency that is concerned with federal gun laws, yeah, republicans in congress may just oppose that too. they don't want anybody running that after six years. republicans increasingly make the case that we shoul
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
or down. up, man's old age dream, the ultimate and individual freedom consistent with law and order, or down to the ant heap of owe toa tal tehranism totalitarianism. those who would trade freedom for security have embarked on this downward course. given the top of this discussion, the asserted power of the president to take the life of a u.s. citizen on u.s. soil without due process of law, that last portion bears reading again. those who would trade our freedom for security have embarked on this downward course to the ant heap of totalitarianism. in this vote harvesting time, they use terms like the great society, or as we were told a few days ago by the president, we must accept a greater government activity in the affairs of the people. but they've been a little more ex applies it in the past and among themselves. and of all of the things i now will quote have appeared in print. these are not republican accusations. for example, they have voices that say -- quote -- "the cold war will end through our acceptance of a not undemocratic socialism." another voice says "the profit mot
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am EST
and senate, because what is critical here, since sequester is the law of the land, all of these bills have the level they are at in the continuing resolution that will be subject to sequester. i will not repeat again devastate education, health care, air traffic control, the food and safety inspectors, etc.. that is why i think there has to be an adjustment. >> perhaps we should have put you in the joint selection committee. i am pleased that you can come together and find that the agreement. i have never gone to vote on a labor of hhs bill. i would have said the process was so problematic that agreement was near impossible and i might serve another two years and not see that process, but to hear even with these challenging funding levels set by sequestration that in your experience you are able to look forward and say we really are cord to be able to come to an agreement. i can tell you that my summer will be a better summer if it is filled with appropriation bills that have been reported out of the appropriations committee. >> i want to clarify, i did not think chairman rogers or myself
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 7:00am EST
as cia director. federal law-enforcement officials revealed yesterday they took into custody al qaeda operatives and osama bin laden's son-in-law suleyman obligates. and the white house has undertaken a new charm offensive aimed at winning over rank-and- file congressional republicans for a potential grand economic bargain. that's where we begin with you this morning. your thoughts on the new effort of engagement by president obama and hear how optimistic you are that a deficit deal can be reached. give us a call -- 202-585-3883, if you are outside the united states. you can catch up with us on twitter, facebook, or e-mail us. a very good friday morning to you. i want to take you to some of the headlines about what is being called a charm offensive by president obama. this from the wall street journal this morning -- and from the washington post -- and from the new york times -- there you have a picture from wednesday night at the jefferson hotel in washington, d.c., where senators including tom coburn and saxby chambliss and joined the president for dinner that the president paid for
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Mar 5, 2013 10:00am PST
in the buildup to try to avoid these, you know, spending changes that he signed into law and there's a real question, given those numbers, chris, about whether people are starting to doubt him. they're starting to doubt whether they're getting the straight scoop. >> you got it. and the real fight is just beginning now, which is over the continuing resolution to fund the government. the current one expires on the 27th of march and that's the real bite that's coming. will the president have more or less credibility in that fight after his sequester scare stuff? i would say less. >> megyn: we'll watch it and see how the polling goes. chris, thank you. >> you bet. >> megyn: in addition to the new numberses fox news poll find that americans had it with high gas prices and with the washington spending. the prices at the pump topping the list of voter gripes, 84% say that they are fed up with high gas prices. 81%, that's actually number two, say the growing deficit is frustrating. while nearly as many are fed up with too much government spending and for that matter with gridlock in washington. the
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Mar 8, 2013 2:00am PST
's it for us. thanks for watching. "early start" begins now. >>> caught. osama bin laden's son-in-law, an al qaeda mouthpiece, now in u.s. custody. you will not believe where he was hiding. >> the dow's history-making winning streak continues as the focus flips to jobs now in the key report. is your situation getting any better. >>> sloshing your way to work. a windy, snowy, disgusting mess hanging over the northeast right now. this is the winter storm that will not go away. >> sell it, berman. >>> it's not a right to bear arms. it is a requirement. the town that wants everyone to own a gun. good morning. welcome to "early start." thanks for being with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> and i'm john berman. it is friday, march 8th. 5:00 a.m. in the east. we'll start with a major very many in had the war on terror. sending shockwaves from manhattan to capitol hill to the middle east. osama bin laden's son-in-law captured and in u.s. custody and in just hours, abu ghaith will be in new york. more on how we caught him and the controversy surrounding this court appearance. susan candiotti is here. >>
FOX Business
Mar 3, 2013 1:00am EST
law when they weren't insured. the obama law, reduced 10 billion over 10 years, provides bonuses to doctors to provide the medicaid patients. so what i think, this is the latest complaint in had a series of complaints about the health care law that turn out not to be true, from detractors from the law and then what we see is the supreme court embraces it, republican governors are embracing it and everybody is embracing it. >> it's still going to bend the health curve, that health care costs are going to go down? i thought that's been debunked. >> no, the other issue with about premiums going up. >> brenda: i'm sorry, we've got to move this conversation. we've got to move this information. we don't have time right now. toby, doctor shortages, that what we're talking about, is obamacare causing them. >> we've had doctor shortages for the last five years and again, use massachusetts. massachusetts has the second most physicians per population in the united states. now, if anybody was not going to have shortages, they would be it, right? well, they went from a 21 day waiting period f
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Mar 2, 2013 11:00am PST
court before they make changes to their election law, such federal enforcement was responsible for sweeping away poll taxes and other obstacle to voting in the past. critics say it's no longer necessary. are they right? we're back with dan henninger and jason riley and wall street journal senior writer, colin levy joins the panel. colin, what is the core issue in this case? >> the core issue is that section 5 as you mentioned has historically had a successful way of equalizing, you know, basically black and white turnout. >> paul: right. >> and vote, and addressing that in the south. basically, just -- there isn't a need for it anymore. what happened 1965 voting rights act said that a number of southern states, nine southern states and parts of seven others needed to basically get pre clearance for any changes. >> paul: right. >> and those changes, if they happen, you know, the problems in those southern states just aren't existing. >> paul: section five applies only to some states, not others. and the question is, is it right under the constitution to still apply that kind of
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Mar 9, 2013 3:00am PST
measure's guns. would they love them too much. bulls. ridiculous laws pop up around the united states. whether it be a seven round limit going into the gun three day waiting period. other things called the narc laws. if you don't tell on somebody else in your office place that has a gun you yourself can be fired. these are these crazy laws. this is one more step to try to limit the use of gun control in this country. >> also the idea of this law, too. is to send a message. the message is that people that purchase ammunition has something wrong with. they they are angry and need therapy. >> therapy. if you use the same rationale that they are going to use with gun control to other things in life. like when you turn 16, more than likely you are going to get a speeding ticket at some point in your life. put you in defensive driving school and put you saturdays. 21 get your first drink or buy your first bottle of wine. might become alcoholic. put new alcoholic's anonymous. considering that cardiovascular disease is the number one. when you go to buy your first stick of butter weight loss
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Mar 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
have to live by law because i'm not sure what i would think about any of this conversation with dick cheney aboard calling the shots because i don't think he has the same lines any of the three of us have about where you stop with government power. i think he's pretty unlimbed in that department about the rights -- >> i agree completely. >> thank you. >> that's another reason why we need rules. >> thank you. >> you can't set a precedent like this. the dick cheneys of the world will get back into power eventually and we don't want to set a precedent where they can do whatever they want. >> thank you for ending it friday night with a worst case scenario. thank you very much cynthia tucker and thank you ron reagan. coming up. >>> when is president obama going to get some credit, and this is like rodney dangerfield. when is he going to get some credit for this amazing economy that's coming back? it definitely is coming back, maybe not like gangbusters that unemployment rate really dropped again and a quarter million new jobs out there. and the stock market for the rich is going through t
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Mar 4, 2013 7:00am EST
. it will not be happening for at least 30 days because that is a period of time by law that federal employees need to be notified that their subject to furlough. that is casting little bit of a different feel about this. host: here is the baltimore sun -- the social security administration said it might shoulder across-the-board spending cuts without spending habits -- sending any of its full-time employees home. guest: that is a good example of how agencies will determine on a one by one basis of how they will deal with this. you heard the defense department saying that it was a lot that as soon as it was possible, they were going to furlough employes one day each week. that is a 20% pay cut for civilian employees at the defense department. each agency will have autonomy in how they implement these cuts. each agency is going to release their plan on an individual basis. host: what about benefits? guest: this will affect -- will not impact retirement plans or insurance. for employers -- employees that received a match, if you're not putting as much pate, you'll not be contributing as much to your
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Mar 8, 2013 2:00am PST
sued for that. congress in 2005 passed a specific law to give gun companies immunity for lawsuits for how they're products get used. that is not on the agenda to get discussed? however he talks about protecting your family at the end of the world the fight against gun reform is about the gun makers fund the mra. it is all about protecting the gun makers from becoming the foe focus. this week, republicans in the senate filibustered in washington, d.c. that court sort of a minor leagues for the supreme court. as federal judgeships go, a seat is very important. the nominee is named caitlin haligan. qualified for the job. this is why they blocked the nomination. quoting senate republicans, in new york versus sterman ruger a new york state court case, ms. halligan argued that uses of -- vigorously advanced attempting to hold gun manufacturers liable. gun manufacturers will not be held liable for the products they sell. will not argue that publicly. that would look bad. they have the nra to do it for them and they stay in the shadows. at bottom this is them protecting themselves. from w
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Mar 5, 2013 6:00am PST
years off from writing a budget which of course is their lawful duty. i think there is not enough print sometimes dedicated to imnovemberable democrats when they're, when they happen to be doing nothing. maybe this will help that. bill: let me put a fine point what he said. jerry, you need to understand, referring to senator moran, we're not going to do anything until after the election. bob, why would that be? >> for a couple reasons. first of all, this was during the time of the budget control act where they set up the super-committee from which all things were going to spring. you couldn't move anything having to do with finances until that committee made a decision or didn't make a decision as it turns out. that's one. and two, in when you move up to election year, presidential election year particularly, nobody does anything that will upset the applecart. bill: but mary katherine's point is you have your priorities. if you want to pursue something like confirmation of jack lew you can get that done in one afternoon. >> that's right. bill: the other big stuff when you have to show y
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Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
we go now. a busy friday morning and a fox news alert this morning. usama bin laden's son-in-law will appear in a new york city courtroom. reports that he arrived here more than a week ago. it did not go public until now. how would the administration handle his case? a lot lot of questions out there as we start here. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to a friday edition of "america's newsroom". martha: quite a story to wake up to this friday morning in new york city. good morning, bill. i'm martha maccallum. the justice department says sulaiman abu ghaith was a close associate of usama bin laden. advocate of the 9/11 attacks and a prominent al qaeda spokesman especially in the days that followed. he is son-in-law of usama bin laden. bill: david lee miller outside the courthouse in lower manhattan. how did he end up here in new york? >> reporter: well, it is an interesting route that he took. for him it was an unexpected one. we should point out, bill, he will not just be in a new york city courtroom in about one hour's time, it is a courtroom about, less than one mile from the site of the
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Mar 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
't explain the law very well. the u.s. government cannot randomly target american citizens on u.s. soil or anywhere else. if mr. paul wants to be taken seriously, he needs to do more than pull political stunts that fire up more than impressionable libertarian kids in their college dorms. he needs to know what he's talking about." >> here's the response, erin. that editorial goes on to say that they can't target americans, unless we designate them as enemy combatants, which begs the question, who gets to make the judgment who's an enemy combatant and who's not? who gets to make the judgment, oh, he's associated with terrorists. if you write an e-mail to your cousin in lebanon and they might be a terrorist or they might have friends who are terrorists, somehow, you are without getting a trial by jury. these are the same two senators that argued in favor of indefinite detention, which means, and i asked senator mccain this directly, i said, does this mean you could take an american citizen, without a trial, and send them to guantanamo bay for the rest of their life, without ever charging t
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